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 - International cooperation on forest fires, combating deforestation and the role of the forest sector in post-tsunami rehabilitation and in achieving the Millennium Development Goals are among ...read more
15/03/2005
 - A group of 121 fishing ministers and high-level fisheries officials who gathered at FAO over the weekend for a special ministerial meeting have issued a joint ...read more
14/03/2005
 - A harmful build-up of excessive fishing capacity must be avoided in the countries hit by the tsunami, FAO warned today. Excessive capacity was a serious problem ...read more
21/02/2005
 -  Fisheries are the worst affected sector after the tsunami. There is an urgent need to rehabilitate it in a coordinated, appropriate and sustainable manner. Priorities are, ...read more
17/02/2005
 - Updated damage assessments are shedding new light on the scope of material losses suffered by fisherfolk in southern Asia as a result of the December 2004 ...read more
17/02/2005
 - With the tsunami relief effort now in its second month, FAO announced today that it has received firm donor commitments of around US$20.5 million to finance ...read more
16/02/2005
 - Richard China is the Rome-based Co-ordinator for FAO's response to the tsunami; he recently visited Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Indonesia and Thailand. Commenting on the ...read more
27/01/2005
 - On 26 Dec 2004, the fourth-largest earthquake in a century erupted underwater off the Indonesian province of Aceh, causing a tsunami that accelerate to speeds of ...read more
20/01/2005
 - Rehabilitation of severely affected mangroves would help speed up the recovery process from the tsunami, but large-scale planting should be undertaken with caution, the UN Food ...read more
19/01/2005
 -  FAO will have to help tsunami hit-fishermen rebuild their boats and revive the fishing business in the affected districts, according to Jeremy Turner.
13/01/2005
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